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Woe's Day Parade!

The 50th Anniversary of the Lanikai Woes Day Parade!
This year marks the 50th time the residence of Lanikai have awakened in true fashion to let this little loop residence know it is the NEW YEAR!
This years' theme has to be.......50 shades of Lanikai........let your imagine run wild......hehehehehehe
With multiple layers of events, issue's, sporting teams, and public that use our community it is only fitting that we show the world the many shades of this beautiful little gem we call
the loop. Below is the schedule of events.

8:00am Running Race Around the Loop.....with Costumes Suggested......Prizes for Adults and Keiki Divisions.  Please be at the park by 745am for registration.

9:00am  The 50th Annual WOES DAY PARADE - 50 Shades of Lanikai  - All floats are to line up by 8:55am along the Lanikai Park on Kaiolena Drive Facing Aalapapa.                  Parade Route to take one lap around the loop and finishes down Kaiolena and flows into the Park.  There is a trophy that has all 49 winners from the last years of this amazing tribute to the creative folks of Lanikai who show the love of this loop and family of Lanikai.

9:00am to 11:00am  Live Music from the Pacific Tradewinds Band.   This is a Dixieland Band that has been with this event for over 30+ years

9:00am till the food runs out BREAKFAST........Scrambled Eggs, Portuguese Sausage with Muffins for $5.00

So please come join this most unique way in starting the New Year's Parade.

If you have any questions on the parade, please feel free to call Lee Bell at 808-497-6546.
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**TRAFFIC ADVISORY**

The City and County of Honolulu will restrict parking in Lanikai for the upcoming Christmas holiday weekend and New Year’s weekend in its continuing effort to balance public access to nearby beaches and hiking trails with public safety for the community.

Parking in Lanikai will be restricted as follows:
No parking on ALL Lanikai streets/shoulders 10 a.m. to 3 p.m.
Saturday, December 24,  Sunday, December 25, and Monday, December 26, 2016
ALSO
Saturday December 31 and Sunday, January 1, 2017

Those wishing to access Lanikai beach and/or the Lanikai Pillboxes Trail over the three-day Christmas Holiday weekend may walk, bike, take TheBus Route 70 Lanikai Shuttle, or get dropped off in Lanikai.

For information regarding TheBus Route 70 Lanikai Shuttle, which will provide enhanced service throughout the weekend, please visit TheBus.org or call 848-5555.

As usual, the Lanikai Association will be allowing all Lanikai residents (and their limited amount of guests) to park at Lanikai Park. Please write your name and address and place it in the windshield of your car(s).  Enter on the Kaiolena Street side and SHUT THE GATE BEHIND YOU after you enter or leave, as there will be no parking attendants on duty. 

If you have any issues or questions, please feel free to reply to this email or call Tom MacDonald at 808-664-4621.


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PRESS RELEASE
MAYOR KIRK CALDWELL
NEIGHBORHOOD COMMISSION OFFICE
CITY & COUNTY OF HONOLULU
 
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
Thursday, December 1, 2016
Contact: Uyen Vong, Neighborhood Commission Office, 768-3781
 
2017 Neighborhood Board candidate filing period opens
 
Honolulu - Beginning December 1, 2016, O‘ahu residents can file to run for a seat on their neighborhood board by applying online at www2.honolulu.gov/nbe, or completing and submitting a candidate registration form. The printed form is available at the Neighborhood Commission Office (NCO) at Kapālama Hale, 925 Dillingham Boulevard, Suite 160 and the Department of Customer Services Public Information Center at the Mission Memorial Building, at 550 South King Street.
 
Candidacy is open to O‘ahu residents who will be at least 18 years of age by February 17, 2017. The deadline to apply as a candidate is February 17, 2017. Mailed forms must be postmarked by the deadline date and received by February 24, 2017.
 
Voting begins on April 28, 2017, and ends on May 17, 2017. Elected board members serve a two year term, starting on July 1, 2017. Voters will elect 437 neighborhood board representatives to serve on the 33 neighborhood boards.
 
Voting in the Neighborhood Board Elections
 
O‘ahu residents who have voted in the 2016 primary or general elections are automatically registered to vote in the 2017 Neighborhood Board Elections.
 
Other residents, including military personnel and family members, legal resident aliens, and students, who will be at least 18 years of age by February 17, 2017, may register to vote in the Neighborhood Board elections by submitting a neighborhood board voter registration form.
 
The form is available online at www.honolulu.gov/nco and at the Neighborhood Commission Office at Kapālama Hale. The deadline to submit the voter registration form is February 17, 2017. Mailed forms must be postmarked by the deadline date and received by February 24, 2017.
 
The mission of the Neighborhood Board System is to increase and assure effective citizen participation in the decisions of government. O‘ahu’s Neighborhood Board System is the only government sponsored civic engagement system in the State of Hawai‘i. While they are advisory, board activities may include study and review of capital improvement projects and zoning concerns. They may also conduct educational programs on governmental decision making processes and establish community goals, objectives, and priorities.
 
More information about the election and neighborhood boards can be found on the NCO website at www.honolulu.gov/nco.
 
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Dec 20, 2016, 9:10 PM
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